Jennifer Lee

September 26, 2019
Some Capital High students may have been exposed to tuberculosis – KTVB.com

Some Capital High students may have been exposed to tuberculosis – KTVB.com

BOISE, Idaho A letter has gone out to parents of students who attend Capital High School warning them that some students may hay been exposed to a person with tuberculosis (TB). The letter went out Thursday to the entire Capital High School community. Schoo…
September 26, 2019
These Ants Use Germ-Killers, and They’re Better Than Ours – The New York Times

These Ants Use Germ-Killers, and They’re Better Than Ours – The New York Times

Escovopsis has evolved defenses against the bacteria, producing compounds that inhibit their growth. And yet the ants still manage to keep these pathogens in check. Dr. Marvasi and his co-authors Ayush Pathak of Imperial College London and Steve Kett of Midd…
September 25, 2019
4th EEE death and 11th human case of virus confirmed by state officials – WCVB Boston

4th EEE death and 11th human case of virus confirmed by state officials – WCVB Boston

BOSTON —A fourth Massachusetts resident has died after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis this year, according to state health officials. An 11th human case of EEE has also been confirmed. Massachusetts Department of Public Health said an Essex County …
September 25, 2019
This woman hasn’t eaten fruits or veggies since she was 3 – New York Post

This woman hasn’t eaten fruits or veggies since she was 3 – New York Post

Jade Youngman swears she’s not just a picky eater. The 25-year-old has been officially diagnosed with Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) a fancy medical phrase that somehow justifies her phobia of produce. Youngman, a recruiter from the UK, c…
September 25, 2019
Measles Patient Who Traveled Through LAX in September Might Have Exposed Others to Disease, Officials Warn – KTLA Los Angeles

Measles Patient Who Traveled Through LAX in September Might Have Exposed Others to Disease, Officials Warn – KTLA Los Angeles

Los Angeles County health officials issued a warning Wednesday after confirming a measles case involving a resident who traveled through the Los Angeles International Airport in September. Authorities urged anyone who was at the following locations on Sept. …
September 25, 2019
Oakland County confirms 1st human case of West Nile virus this year – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Oakland County confirms 1st human case of West Nile virus this year – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. - The first human case of West Nile virus in Oakland County this year was confirmed Tuesday. RELATED: Another human case of mosquito-borne EEE confirmed in Michigan According to the Oakland County Health Division, a 70-year-old man con…
September 25, 2019
N. Hampshire woman faces difficult options as her body rejects face transplant – OregonLive

N. Hampshire woman faces difficult options as her body rejects face transplant – OregonLive

Carmen Blandin Tarleton does not want to go backward. She is fighting for a third face. Tarleton, 12 years removed from her estranged husband's attack with a baseball bat and lye that burned most of her body, gained some of her life back after dozens of surg…
September 25, 2019
New science shows gluten-free trend is expensive BS – New York Post

New science shows gluten-free trend is expensive BS – New York Post

Gluten-free is a load of crock. According to a new study, there are zero health benefits to eating a gluten-free diet for most people. What’s more, they’re shelling out two-to-three times more cash to follow the needless trend. Take Matt Hopper, a 32-year-…
September 24, 2019
Face Transplant Recipient’s Donor Face Now Failing – Snopes.com

Face Transplant Recipient’s Donor Face Now Failing – Snopes.com

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton…